Ward 4 and City of Toronto News

In the March 07, 2019 edition: * Earth Hour Walk through High Park Zoo – March 30, 2019 * Public Art Competition for Scarlett Road Bridge – March 11, 2019 * PollinateTO Community Grants * Walk Toronto’s Right to Walk TO – March 26, 2019 * Heritage Talk @ Lambton House – Recent Archaeological Projects – March 14, 2019 * What’s On at the Library – March Break Programs * Green 13 presents: Sea of Life – Free Screening and Discussion – March 13, 2019 * High Park Nature Centre Presents: Family Nature Walks * A letter from Councillor Perks – New Men’s Shelter – 2299 Dundas St. West

** Earth Hour Walk through High Park Zoo – March 30, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 07, 2019 03:09 pm Friends of High Park Zoo and Green 13 are hosting Earth Hour Walk on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Meet up is at the Grenadier Restaurant (200 Parkside Dr.) at 8:30pm. Hot Chocolate will be served. Participants are encouraged to bring lanterns. Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=b9a9b2946b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Public Art Competition for Scarlett Road Bridge – March 11, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 07, 2019 02:32 pm Drop in from 3 – 8pm on March 11, 2019 at the Cooper Mills Townhomes gymnasium to view, discuss and comment, on the five short-listed artists’ proposals for the redesigned Scarlett Road Bridge. Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=64e83f6dd5&e=382fa4aa2e)

** PollinateTO Community Grants ———————————————————— Published on Mar 07, 2019 01:57 pm The City has just launched the PollinateTO Community Grants. Native pollinators are under threat from climate change, habitat loss and other stressors. Now you can help protect them! Eligible groups can apply for grants of up to $5,000 to support community-led projects that: create pollinator gardens and rain gardens on public and private lands, including […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=60aeb4665b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Walk Toronto’s Right to Walk TO – March 26, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 07, 2019 01:40 pm Walk Toronto is hosting Right to Walk TO, a panel discussion that explores walking – the love of it, our need for it, and its meaning – through a justice and equity lens, on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7–9 pm. This event is a love letter to walking, as well as a critical look at the walking experience […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=3c08f8839b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Heritage Talk @ Lambton House – Recent Archaeological Projects – March 14, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 06, 2019 04:39 pm This Heritage Talk is hosted by Heritage York and will take place at Lambton House on March 14, 2019. The talk by Dena Doroszenko, Senior Archaeologist with Ontario Heritage Trust, will focus on several recent projects: 1) The Spadina Museum archaeology program in Toronto; 2) Archaeology at the Niagara Apothecary, Niagara-on-the-Lake and 3) Archaeological and […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=6a5bdc8338&e=382fa4aa2e)

** What’s On at the Library – March Break Programs ———————————————————— Published on Mar 06, 2019 04:29 pm Looking for something to do during March Break? The library offers a slew of special activities for kids, teens, and the whole family. Highlights include magic and science camps as well as puppet shows and robotics for kids. And dozens of hands-on workshops exclusively for teens including sushi making, hip hop and photography classes. To […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=4eab46dbff&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Green 13 presents: Sea of Life – Free Screening and Discussion – March 13, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 06, 2019 12:34 pm FREE Screening & Discussion Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm Jane/Dundas Library (620 Jane Street) Sea of Life leads audiences through the stunning world of coral reefs int the heart of the environmental movement, meeting passionate scientists, activists and explorers who reveal an enormous opportunity to rise up and become the heroes the world needs. […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=e0f8ac41bf&e=382fa4aa2e)

** High Park Nature Centre Presents: Family Nature Walks ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2019 12:22 pm Time Travelling in High Parks on March 23, 2019 – 1:30 – 3pm Get outside and explore nature in High Park with your whole family! Grandparents, parents, teens, children and babies alike will love this chance to discover the natural wonders in High Park’s incredible savannahs, woodlands and wetlands. Walks are led by our amazing […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=f8e53f1957&e=382fa4aa2e)

** A letter from Councillor Perks – New Men’s Shelter – 2299 Dundas St. West ———————————————————— Published on Mar 04, 2019 11:00 am Friends, RE: New Men’s Shelter 2299 Dundas St. West, at Bloor St. West More than 8,000 people experience homelessness on any given night in the city. City Council has responded by directing staff to search for properties to expand the shelter system in response to this urgent situation. Since last year, City staff have been […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=062e7e1c51&e=382fa4aa2e)

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